I’m out in the garden waiting for one of my Crooked Cat friends to arrive. We haven’t met before but all work very closely on co-promoting each other’s work. Ah- here she comes. Welcome, Lizzie Chantree! Come on over to the table and help yourself to … what would you like to drink? I drink … More Ninja Lizzie
My guest today is Heidi Catherine – another Crooked Cat writer and I am sure she is going to be frozen! Whoa! It’s a bit cold here. Hi Ailsa. So lovely to meet you. Do you have an extra coat for me please? I’ve gone from summer in Australia to winter at Bingergread Cottage. I … More Hi Heidi!
October isn’t the best month to come over here by magic carpet but my guest today is one tough gal. Here comes Karen Little and some of her friends. Hello, you lot! Ailsa, I hope you don’t mind me bringing my dogs, Chicken and Noodles. I can’t go anywhere without them. They were fairly well … More A Little Bit of Karen
I was chatting with my pal Isabella May about her latest release “Oh What a Pavlova” which includes the female lead being beaten up by her partner. I thought you might like to listen in to our thoughts. AILSA You look grumpy. Another “I wouldn’t stand for it” remark on your reviews? ISABELLA Yup. I just … More Wouldn’t stand for….
Today I am delighted to welcome back an old friend, Roland Clarke, re-issuing one of my favourite books of the past few years. I can’t wait to read the new edition! – Ailsa xxx Welcome to this hitching post on The Spiral of Hooves Blog Tour celebrating the August 7th launch of the second edition … More The Spiral of Hooves Tour
Today, author Ailsa Abraham has been so kind as to invite myself and my lead character (the Victorian detective Barnabas, of none other than “Barnabas Tew and the Case of the Missing Scarab”) to have a lovely chat with her in her back garden. She graciously even provided our transportation from the United States all … More Barnabas Tew and the Case of the Missing Scarab
If you are a full-time writer then being organized is crucial and that doesn’t just mean your work space, but how you manage your timetable. Well, when it comes to being organised I’m at the OCD end of the spectrum, as a 100% certified starter/finisher! So, what does that mean when it comes to writing … More A day in the life of writing The Secrets of Villa Rosso
Welcome to the back garden this morning where I am listening in to a conversation between Angela Wren and her lead character Jacques Foret Thanks for inviting me to your blog today.You’re both very welcome so please dig into the fresh coffee and pastries from the local baker. I’ve brought my lead character, Jacques Forêt, … More Merle (yes it’s an L not a D!)
Coming in on the magic carpet today is my new Crooked Cat Colleague and pal Eli Carros who has a new release on 21st June Hop on down and don’t mind Lily barking, she’s only saying hello. Feel free to ignore or fuss her as you feel comfy. Pets Lily behind the ears and hops … More The Watcher Watched – Eli Carros
Back in the Old Country I’m delighted to do this interview today because my good friend and fellow-Crooked Cat author Jennifer Wilson has invited me to meet her in Edinburgh, which is where my mother’s family come from. I put Lily-dog’s warm coat on and bundled myself in a load of hand-knits and we took … More Kindred Spirits: Royal Mile